The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on January 15, 1954 · Page 9
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World News Stoe lagtoum Features -lV VOL 34, NO. 191 Friday, January 15, 1954 — PAGE 9 Lawmaker Questions Cut In U.S. Defense By FRANK ELEAZER WASHINGTON, Jan. 15'—UP— A Democratic congressman Friday called on,the administration to explain., its .'-'mysterious . formula" for. gearing the nation's defenses McCarthy Charges Wallace Holdovers Sabotage Farmers WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 —UP— Sen. Joseph R.' McCarthy (R-Wis.) charged Friday that "old Wallace and Braniian holdovers" in the Agriculture Department are. trying to'. "sabotage" farmers. That was McCarthy's reaction to . Agriculture Secretary .Ezra T, Benson's declaration, .that his "'conscience" probably will force him to-set lower party price supports, this spring. ••„•••• The prospect evoked loud protests from several dairy state..congressmen.. But Chairman: George -D. Aiken (R-Vt.) of the Senate Agriculture committee said Benson had no choice and called- it a matter of law rather than conscience. . . .. "This illustrates whv it. is imperative that we get a new farm law bv April," Aiken said. "If we can do something' effective with surpluses, the impact on orices will not be so severe." Although, attention- shifted to the ' dairy problem, controversy continued in Congress over President Eisenhower's proposal to abandon rigid high price supports in favor ctf flexible' price pegs. McCarthy said he fears Benson is getting: bad advice from department staff workers held over from the day s of Henry A. Wallace and Charles E-. Brannan, former Democratic secretaries. Things Like Coughing Can Get Out Of Hand LOS ANGELES. Jan. 15 — (IP- John Smith. Collins. 60, said Friday hp never realized a coughing spell could be so violent He began coughing in his car Wednesday and lost control. Tha car ran down a 65-foot slope and crashed into a carport on a house. Collins suffered a cut lip and- hand. No Worry If Vote Heavy OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. 15 —UP —Gov. Johnston Murray, a leader in the fight to apurove three more toll roads for Oklahoma, said Friday ha had no worries-about-the outcome if the vote in the Jan. 26 referendum was heavy. to a possible,Red attack while cutting: ground ; and sea- strength. Rep. Olin E.. Teague, OD-Tex.) expressed "deep concern" about.the administration's ."new look'' military planning as ; the -Navy ..announced it -.will put' ,50 ships .in rriothballs as a result of defense spending cuts in the fiscal year beginning July'!'."• .... . • Teague". a Purple Heart combat infantry officer in World War II, compared' the •ad-ministraJJon's defense plans to former Defense .Secretary "Louis Johnson's military cutbacks • before ' the start of the Korean war.. He wanted to know if the administration has information it hhsn't.passed! along to Congress about a lessening of the Communist threat. -... "In-substance'-the' administration is asking . I us) to believe that through some mysterious formula recently,"devised, our., nation., dp- pending primarily, on air .power and atomic :and- : nuclear weapons, can deal successfully with .an .enemy which also possess atomic and ri'i- clear weapons, a numerically superior air'force, tremendous, numbers of :wellrtrained."well-equipped ground' troops, and their, supporting units;".-Teajgue 1 said in a soeech prepared for the House record. ' Teague questioned-the cut in naval ' strength and said the 'United States has been "repeatedly warned" of the rapidly growing Russian submarine fleet. . ""In the face of a drastically reduced naval arm. what solution is being advanced in the new look to deal with this growing threat to our naval superiority?" he. asked. , Baptists Planning Bible Conference • CORPUS'CHRISTI, Tex., Jan. 15 —UP—A South Texas Baptist Bible conference will be held at the University of Corpus Christi Feb. 22 to 25 and sponsors hope it wiil become an annual event. Dr. Philip C. McGahey. oastor of the First Baptist Church in. Alice, Tex., and- general chairman of the program committee, said speakers will, include: Dr. D. D. Tidwell, professor of Bible at Howard Payne Collage, Brownwood, Tex.; Dr. John P. Newport, Southwestern Baptist Seminary, Fort Worth; Dr. Perry F. Webb, First Baptist. Church. San, Antonio; Dr. T. A. Patterson, First Baptist,, Church, Beaumont; Dr., Forrest Fsezor, executive secretary. Baptist General Convention of Texas, and Dr. Allen Webb, First Baptist Church, Bay City. Lighter Yields Seen For Texas' Vegetable Crops AUSTIN. Jan. 15 —UP—Indicated •production of Texas' winter veg- etable.'crop'slacked, off during De- •pember, . the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported'Friday. . 'Lighter yields were indicated for beets,. cabbage and potatoes while prospects for broccoli were reported improved. Other crops remained-unchanged from Dec. 1 predictions.' '.'•' '.'. • ; While a slight decline was forecast, compared to .Dec. 1,. total .production was still .-.. above .last year-/and 16 per cent over the four-year average production of 1949-1952; "'-•-•'', " •-.- ,*• Cold weather: during the last hal.f of December; slowed growth of mcst winter growing CTODS._ Temperatures .were near freezing in most areas several mornings in late December and considerably below freezing in the Winter Garden and .Eagle Pass- sections but crop losses were listed as . negligible-. . Favorable growing weather this month, -the USDA said, could offset some of the decline that occurred during December. Indicated winter - production of beets was pegged at 910.000 bushels, almost six. per cent below the forecast of last Nov. 1. but still above last year's output and the average yield. Prospects for the winter broccoli crop were reported "considerably better' than a month ago, but cabbage prospects declined dup to cold weather. Supplies of lettuce were expected to b e plentiful through January with fair active. harvest during most of February. 'Early spring onion acreagp was above average but below last year. Spinach • shipments in December were heavier than normal as a result of greater than usual plantings in the early season. Auto Dismantled in Big Mistake' MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 15 —UP—The embarrassed owner of an automobile salvage company promised a new car Fricfay to motorist Charles Lines. Shortly after reporting his car stolen from a parking lot, Lines noticed the remains of it in a nearby auto graveyard. The owner said workmen assigned- to dismantle five wrecked cars included Lines' auto by mistake. United States railroads rccieve more than one billion dollars in revenue a year for carrying bituminous coal. IN KEEPING WITH THE POLICY OF THE BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN THIS DISTRICT, WE WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY TUESDAY, JANUARY 19 IN OBSERVANCE OF ROBERT E. LEE'S BIRTHDAY WE URGE YOU TO DO YOUR BANKING MONDAY CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK & TRUST COMPANY MEMBER F.D.I.C. FIRST NATIONAL BANK MEMBER F.D.I.C. THE PEOPLES STATE BANK MEMBER F.D.I.C HARRIS COUNTY FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASS'N. F.S.I-I.C. U.S. Firms Exporting J Curtain PLANNING the 150th birthday celebration of the Republican party, Vice President Richard Nixon meets with the committee on arrangements .at the Capitol. From left are (seated) Bertha Adkins, Salisbury, Md.; Mrs. D.. Ray Murdoch, Greensburg-, Pa.;." Nixon; Mrs." Neal Tourtellotte, Seattle; (rear) Morris J. Kelson,, committee secretary; David W. Kendall, Jackson, Mich.; F. J. Sulloway. Concord, :N. H., and Robert L. Pierce, Menomonie, VVis. (Inisnatlonal) Py WILLIAM GALBRAITH WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 —UP— Commerce Secretary Sinclair Weeks said Friday American exporters were granted licenses to ship $1,732,590 worth of non-strnle- gic goods to Iron Curtain nations during tile • vear ended last Sept, 30. In a report to Congress where Communist trade is a sensitive issue, Weeks said United States policy has always been t o approve export of non-strategic goodq to Russia and its European: satellites so long as the trade doe« not have an "adverse net impact" on tree world security. President Eisenhower told his news conference Wednesday the administration'.' is' studying ; the question, of U.S. trade . wife . Red nations and that no final decision has been reached. He made the statement in reply to, a question about the application Qf Dwayne Andreas, a Minnesota businessman, for government permission ' to - barter surplus' butter and cottonseed oil for Russian gold" or manganese^ Andreas, president of Honey- macle Products Co., : Mtinkato, Minn., wants to buy American surplus products from, the government's Commodity Credit Carp. He' is believed to be s_ecking about 10 million pounds of cottonseed oil and between 33 million and'55 million pounds of surplus butter. There were reports that Andre is is seeking to buy the products at less than the government paid for them — 15 cents a pound for oil and 67 cents a pound for butier. Free Movie Ticket Too Easy For Boys NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 15-(W— Theater manager Fred Richards saicl Friday ho hoped a group of teen-aged boys would change their minds and accept his offer of free, tickets to his theater. Richards offered the boys free admission after passers-by spotted them trying to get in by swinging to a fire escape on an insulated 2,300-voll power line. When Richards offered to let them in free, the boys told, him* "We'd rather go in this was." HOME APPLIANCES *££ & Beo ai% Sale C«P. «S under »^ BV lcW>r iiletit ol FULL FACTORY WARRANTY IN WRITING ON ALL MERCHANDISE! TRAIKLOADS OF CROSLEY & BEMOIX WASHERS, DRYERS/ THIS ONCE-ltS-A-UFEWE EVENT. Crosley and Bendlx Homo Appliances have consolidated their manufacturing, distributing, and warehouse facilities. Brand-new appliances must be moved—and moved fast—either to consolidated warehouses or into consumers' homes. Nuw models will soon be coming out of factories ...warehouse space is a fa premium. You can benefit, as never before, from the quick sale of these brand-new appliances at never-to-bc-rcpvated low prices .., remember, each of these fine appliances carries flic full factory warranty in writing. Over the country, homeowners will save millions of dollars in this once-in-a-lifctlme opportunity. You can save if you act now, for the number of refrigerators, ranges, freezers, washers, and dryers to go at these-low prices is definitely limited. When they're gone—no. more savings like these. So— 'flow's the time to buy! 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